The John Mariucci Award

John Mariucci, the former coach of the University of Minnesota, was not only an outstanding college coach, but also a driving force behind the growth of hockey in the United States. In 1987, the AHCA created this award to honor a secondary school association coach who best exemplifies the spirit, dedication and enthusiasm of the "GODFATHER OF U.S. HOCKEY," John Mariucci.

1988 Larry Ross, International Falls H.S. (MN)
1989 Eddie Burns, Arlington H.S. (MA)
1990 Willard Ikola, Edina H.S. (MN)
1991 Henry Hughes, Melrose H.S. (MA)
1992 George Akerstrom, Kimball Union Academy (NH)
1993 Bill Belisle, Mt. St. Charles H.S. (RI)
1994 Al Clark, Culver Military Academy (IN)
1995 John Chambers, Needham H.S. (MA)
1996 Stan Moore, Massena H.S. (NY)
1997 Harold "Ben" Foote, Lynn English H.S. (MA)
1998 Marty Pierce, Matignon H.S. (MA)
1999 Al Godfrey, Hopkins H.S. (MN)
2000 Dave Hendrickson, Eveleth H.S. (MN)
2001 Peter Melchiono, Barnstable H.S. (MA)
2002 Lou Cotroneo, St. Paul Johnson H.S. (MN)
2003 Tom Saterdalen, Bloomington Jefferson H.S. (MN)
2004 Jeff Kosak, Hotchkiss School
2005 John Sumner, Shattuck St. Mary’s (MN)
2006 Vic Levine, Madison Memorial (WI)
2007 Tom Fleming, Northwood School (NY)
2008 Ray Pratt, Lake Placid H.S. (NY)
2009 Bill Hanson, Catholic Memorial H.S. (MA)
2010 John Gardner, Avon Old Farms (CT)
2011 Chris Gurry, Phillips Academy Andover (MA)
2012 Tom Osiecki, Burnsville H.S. (MN)
2013 Lorne Grosso, Rochester Mayo H.S. (MN)
2014 Joe McCabe, Don Bosco H.S. and Boston College High School (MA)
2015 Bob Gernander, Greenway High School
2016 Bill O'Neil, Northwood School and Essex H.S. (VT)
2017 Pete Sears, Oswego H.S. (NY)
2018 Jim Pohl, Red Wing H.S. (MN)
2019 Bob Rosen, Williamsville H.S. (NY)
2020 Andy Weidenbach, Cranbrook Kingswood School
2021 Dick Dodds, Hanover (NH) H.S.
2022 Tom Ward, Shattuck St. Mary’s (MN), St.Paul Vulcans, Richfield(MN) H.S., Minnesota, USA Hockey
2023 Paul Moggach, Brighton (MI) HS
Gord St. John, Catholic Central (MI) HS

The Jim Fullerton Award

Named in honor of the former Brown University hockey coach and AHCA spiritual leader, this award recognizes an individual who loves the purity of our sport. Whether a coach, administrator, trainer, official, journalist or simply a fan, the recipient exemplifies Jim Fullerton, who gave as much as he received and never stopped caring about the direction in which our game was heading.

1992 Bob Johnson, Hockey
1993 Otto Breitenbach, WCHA
1994 Frank Rowe, CCM and Bauer
1995 Mike Linkovich, Bowdoin
1996 Bob Olson, WMPL Radio
1997 Joe Castro, Brown
1998 Bob Crocker, Boston University, Penn
1999 Ted Brill, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, Moorhead ,Grand Rapids H.S. (MN)
2000 Art Berglund, AHAUS, USA Hockey
2001 Bill Kipouras, Salem (MA) Evening News
2002 Steve Cady, Bowling Green, Miami University
2003 Steve Reed, Northwood School
2004 Bruce McLeod, UMD, WCHA
2005 Dana Hennigar, ECAC, Hockey East
2006 Frank “Mac” McIntosh, Vermont
2007 Bill Brophy, WCHA, Duluth and Madison Media
2008 Charley Holden, NIHOA, NCAA, ECAC and Hockey East
2009 Tom Jacobs, NCAA and CCHA
2010 John Gilbert, Minnesota Media
2011 Virg Foss, Grand Forks Herald
2012 Wally Odell, Minnesota Hockey
2013 John "Jocko" Connolly, Boston Herald
2014 Tim McNeill, Notre Dame
2015 Doug Spencer, WCHA, WMU,AHAUS,Wisconsin
2016 David P. Carrier, FSU, MSU and USA Hockey
2017 Wally Johnson, St. Lawrence, Burlington Free Press
2018 Neil Koepke,, Lansing State Journal, Ann Arbor News
2019 Bob Norton, UNH Hockey and NESN/ESPN
2020 Trent Trahan, Plattsburgh Prime Link Shootout
2021 Wayne Dean, Yale University
2022 Brendan Sheehy, Merrimack, Bauer, Hockey East, ECAC, NCAA
2023 Steve Hagwell, ECAC Hockey, NCAA

The John "Snooks" Kelley Founders Award

Named after the famed Boston College coach, this award honors those people in the coaching profession who have contributed to the overall growth and development of the sport of ice hockey in the United States.

1981 Greg Batt, Colgate, Hamilton
1982 Charlie Basch, Concordia(MN), St. Cloud State
1983 John Mariucci, Minnesota, AHAUS
1984 Jim Fullerton, Brown
1985 Sid Watson, Bowdoin
1986 Jack Kelley, Colby, Boston University
1987 Bill Stewart, Boston English H.S.
1988 George Menard, St. Lawrence
1989 Bill McCormick, Williams
1990 Tom Eccleston, Jr., Providence
1991 Herb Gallagher, Northeastern
1992 Al Renfrew, Michigan, Michigan Tech, North Dakota
1993 Dave Peterson, Colorado College, AHAUS, USA Hockey
1994 Lou Vairo, AHAUS, USA Hockey
1995 Bob O'Connor, Hamline, AHAUS, USA Hockey
1996 Charles "Lefty" Smith, Notre Dame
1997 Rube Bjorkman, RPI, UNH, North Dakota
1998 Bob Ferguson, USHL and IHL
1999 Lou Lamoriello, Providence College
2000 Herb Hammond, Oswego State, Plattsburgh State, Brown
2001 Kelvin "Brush" Christiansen, Alaska-Anchorage
2002 Gary Dineen, Springfield Pics/New England Coyotes
2003 Jeff Sauer, Colorado College, Wisconsin, USA Hockey, AHAUS, WCHA
2004 Dick Johnson, Roseau H.S. (MN)
2005 Mike Sertich, MN-Duluth, Michigan Tech
2006 Carl Marottolo, Yale Youth Hockey
2007 John Matchefts, Colorado College and USAF
2008 John Russo, Minnesota Hockey
2009 Terry Martin, SUNY Canton College
2010 Peter Van Buskirk, Holy Cross
2011 Bruce Johnson, Robbinsdale (MN) High School
2012 Terry Moran, Castleton State
2013 Jim Higgins, Dartmouth, Brown, Colgate and Princeton
2014 Don "Toot" Cahoon, Lehigh, Norwich, BU, Lowell, Princeton, UMass, USA Hockey
2015 Bruce Delventhal, RIT, Union, Plattsburgh, AHCA
2016 Bill Wilkinson, Western Michigan and Wayne State
2017 Jack Barzee, Waterloo, Dubuque, AHAUS
2018 Jim Logue, Merrimack, Salem State and Boston College
2019 Mike MacMillan, Minnesota Hockey, UW-Stout, Hamline and USA Hockey
2020 Ben Smith, BU, Yale, Dartmouth, Northeastern and USA Hockey
2021 Don Olson, St. Mary’s, St. Scholastica and the NCHA
2022 Gary Wright, AIC
2023 David “Duke” Snyder, Wesleyan

The John MacInnes Award

Established by the AHCA in 1982 to honor former Michigan Tech coach, John MacInnes, this award recognizes those people who have shown a great concern for amateur hockey and youth programs. The recipients have had high winning percentages, as well as outstanding graduating percentages among their former players. The winners of this award have helped young men grow not only as hockey players, but more importantly, as men.

1983 Amo Bessone, Michigan State, Michigan Tech
1984 Jack Riley, Army, AHAUS
1985 Bob Johnson, Colorado College, Wisconsin, AHAUS
1986 Murray Armstrong, Denver
1987 Ned Harkness, RPI, Cornell, Union
1988 Vic Heyliger, Illinois, Michigan, Air Force, AHAUS
1989 Charlie Holt, Colby, New Hampshire
1990 Murray Murdoch, Yale
1991 Bill Cleary, Harvard
1992 Len Ceglarski, Clarkson, Boston College
1993 Don Roberts, Gustavus Adolphus
1994 Herb Brooks, Minnesota, St.Cloud State, AHAUS, USA Hockey
1995 Bob Peters, North Dakota, Bemidji State
1996 Ferny Flaman, Northeastern
1997 Bill O'Flaherty, Clarkson
1998 Bill Selman, UND, UMD, St. Louis, LSSU, AHAUS
1999 John "Gino" Gasparini, North Dakota
2000 Bill Riley, Jr., Lehigh, Lowell
2001 Jim Cross, Vermont
2002 Ed Saugestad, Augsburg College
2003 Ron Mason, LSSU, BGSU, and MSU
2004 Don Brose, MSU Mankato
2005 Mike Gilligan, Salem State, Vermont, USA Hockey
2006 Rob Riley, Babson and Army
2007 Tim Taylor, Harvard, Yale, AHAUS and USA Hockey
2008 Doug Woog, Minnesota, AHAUS
2009 Steve Stirling, Babson, Providence
2010 John Dunham, Trinity
2011 Terry Skrypek, University of St. Thomas
2012 Phil Grady, Dartmouth, Hamilton College, USA Hockey
2013 Tony Fritz, Lake Forest College
2014 Joe Marsh, St. Lawrence University
2015 Jack Parker, Boston University, USA Hockey
2016 Bill Beaney, Middlebury, USA Hockey
2017 Rick Comley, LSSU, NMU, MSU
2018 Terry Meagher, Bowdoin College
2019 Red Berenson, University of Michigan
2020 Dean Blais, Minnesota, North Dakota, Omaha, AHAUS and USA Hockey
2021 Mike McShane, Dartmouth, SLU, PC and Norwich
Richard Umile, PC and UNH
2022 Bob Gaudet, Brown and Dartmouth
2023 Craig Dahl, Bethel, UW-River Falls, SCSU, Geneseo and Nazareth

The Terry Flanagan Award

Named in honor of the former UNH player and Bowling Green assistant, this award honors an assistant coach's career body of work.

1997 Terry Flanagan, Bowling Green
1998 Bob Saunders, HC, RPI, UMB, NU
1999 Glenn Kulyk, Minnesota-Duluth
2000 Mel Pearson, Michigan, USA Hockey
2001 Brian Durocher, AIC, Colgate, Brown, Boston University
2002 Kevin Houle, Plattsburgh State
2003 Stu Irving, Merrimack
2004 Tom Newton, WMU, MSU
2005 Grant Standbrook, Dartmouth, Wisconsin, Maine, AHAUS
2006 Bill Powers, Michigan
2007 David Lassonde, UNH, Miami, Wisconsin
2008 Dave Peters, Providence, Kent State, Dartmouth
2009 Steve Miller, Miami, Denver
2010 Andy Slaggert, Notre Dame
2011 Brian Hills, RIT and Bowling Green
2012 Drew Famulak, Ferris State University
2013 Mike Cavanaugh, Dartmouth, Boston College
2014 Steve Mattson, St. Michael's, Norwich University
2015 Brent Brekke, Cornell, Miami
2016 Mike Gibbons, BSU, NMU, CC, DU, SCSU, USA Hockey
2017 Mike Guentzel, Minnesota, Omaha, Colorado College, USA Hockey
2018 Ben Syer, Quinnipiac and Cornell
2019 Kevin Patrick, Wisconsin, Bowling Green, Union and Vermont
2020 Keith Fisher, SCSC, Princeton and Penn State
2021 Mark Kaufman, Miami, Ferris State
2022 Kris Heeres, SUNY Geneseo
2023 Todd Knott, Minnesota State

The Lou Lamoriello Award

The Lamoriello Award is given by the Retired Coaches group within the AHCA to honor a former college coach or player who has distinguished himself in his profession after college. It is named after the former Providence College player, coach, athletic director and NHL executive, Lou Lamoriello.

2004 Lou Lamoriello, Providence (Coaching, Athletic Administration)
2005 Tom "Red" Martin, Boston College (Communications, Philanthropy)
2006 John Mayasich, Minnesota (Communications)
2007 Dave Metzen, Minnesota (Education)
2008 Tom Coakley, Brown (Military Service)
2009 Laing Kennedy, Cornell, Kent State (Athletic Administration)
2010 Dr. Michael Collins, Notre Dame (Medicine)
2014 Joe Battista, Penn State (Coaching, Athletic Development)
2015 Bob White, Bowdoin College (Business)
2016 General Mark Milley, Princeton (Military Service)
2017 Richmond "Chip" Kenyon, Middlebury College (Business)
2018 Justin Kaufenberg, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (Business)
2019 John "Jocko" McLennan, Clarkson University
2020 Ross Childs, Michigan
2024 Bennett Morgan, Saint John’s University

The Joe Burke Award

The Joe Burke Award was established in 1994 to honor those individuals who have shown great support and dedication to Girls/Women's hockey. Joe Burke has been an avid fan of Girls/Women's hockey since the late 70's. Joe Burke, a Dedham resident is a life-long hockey fan, who never actually played the game himself. He became hooked on the women's game when he attended the game vs. the University of New Hampshire and Boston College in 1978 at McHugh Forum. Since this game Joe was seen at every major Girls/Women's hockey event in the New England area. He is a true friend of the women's game and the people associated with it.

1994 Joe Burke, Women's Hockey Supporter, Fan
1995 John Dooley, Harvard University
1996 Bernie McKinnon, St. Lawrence University
1997 Joe Bertagna, ECAC/Hockey East, Harvard
1998 Carl Gray, Assabet Valley, USA Hockey
1999 Award not given out
2000 Award not given out
2001 Russ McCurdy, New Hampshire, Brown, AHAUS, USA Hockey
2002 Bette Blair, USA Hockey, volunteer
2003 Jane Ring, St. Paul, MN
2004 George Crowe, Dartmouth
2005 Bill Cahill, Rensselaer
2006 Charlie Stryker, Minnesota Amateur/Girls Hockey
2007 Sue Ring-Jarvi, MN Girls’/Women’s Hockey
2008 Maurice FitzMaurice, CT Polar Bears
2009 Bob and Kathleen Ridder, AHAUS, MN Hockey
2010 Kelly Dyer Hayes, AHAUS, Northeastern
2011 Kush Sidhu, Washington Pride, Northeastern
2012 Bob Allen, USA Hockey and Lake Placid Olympic Center
2013 Brian Schulz, USCHO
2014 Mary Ann Robinson, Wisconsin Amateur Hockey
2015 Lynn Olson, Minnesota Hockey, USA Hockey
2016 Bob Ewell, Colby, Princeton, New Hampton
2017 George Griggs, Women's Hockey Supporter
2018 Zoë M. Harris, ACHA Women's Hockey, University of Washington men's hockey, Western Washington Female Hockey Association
2019 Dave and Judy Ferwerda, Wisconsin Challengers
2020 Kathy McGarrigle, Anaheim Lady Ducks
2021 Barbara Huebner, Boston Globe
2022 Caroline Heatley, Lawrence Academy, Northeastern, Boston College
2023 Jan Gentry, NCAA

The Women's Ice Hockey Founders Award

This award honors a member of the hockey community or college coaching profession who has contributed to the overall growth and development of the sport of women’s ice hockey in the United States through their enthusiasm, passion and selflessness.

2010 Helen Bert, Providence College
2011 Laura Halldorson, Princeton, Colby College, Minnesota, USA Hockey
2012 Walter Bush, AHAUS, USA Hockey
2013 Jill Pohtilla, Augsburg College
2014 Margaret "Digit" Degidio Murphy, AHAUS, Brown University
2015 Karen Kay, Providence, New Hampshire, AHAUS, USA Hockey
2016 Heather Linstad, Northeastern, Connecticut, USA Hockey
2017 Jackie Barto, PC, OSU, USA Hockey, AHAUS
2018 Paul Kennedy, East Coast Wizards
2019 Don MacLeod, Northeastern University, AHAUS
2020 John Marchetti, Providence, Yale, Mercyhurst, USA Hockey
2021 Michele Amidon, USA Hockey, Bowdoin
2022 Bill Driscoll, NAHA
2023 Judy Parish Oberting, Dartmouth

The Assistant Women's Coach Award

This award recognizes the career body of work of an assistant coach in women's ice hockey.

2011 Amy Bourbeau, Princeton University, Middlebury, Williams
2012 Bob Bellemore, Providence College
2013 Katie Lachapelle, Boston University, Union, Niagara, Ohio State
2014 Danielle Bilodeau, Cornell University
2015 Courtney Kennedy, Boston College, USA Hockey
2016 Dan Koch, Wisconsin
2017 Joel Johnson, Minnesota, Bethel, USA Hockey
2018 Ted Wisner, St. Lawrence University
2019 Allison Coomey, CT College, Plattsburgh, Niagara, Boston University and Penn State University
2020 Mare MacDougall Bari, St. Lawrence University
2021 Lee-J Mirasolo, UMass Boston, Princeton, Harvard
2022 Laura Bellamy, Harvard, Minnesota Duluth
2023 Ashley Salerno, UVM, Castleton and Middlebury

The Sid Watson Award

This award recognizes the NCAA Division III Men's Ice Hockey Player of the Year and is named in honor of former Bowdoin College head coach Sid Watson, a three-time winner of the Edward Jeremiah Award as Division III Coach of the Year. Watson won 326 games at Bowdoin in a career that spanned from 1959 to 1983. He was also the school's athletic director.

1993 Frank Cirone Wisconsin-Stevens Point Forward
1994 Ray Alcindor Middlebury Forward
1995 Charlie Gaffney Bowdoin Forward
1996 Ian Smith Middlebury Defense
1997 Steve Toll RIT Forward
1998 Mark Spence Middlebury Forward
1999 Rob Smillie St. Norbert Forward
2000 Steve Aronson St. Thomas Forward
2001 Keith Aucoin Norwich Forward
2002 Jerry Galway RIT Defense
2003 Maris Ziedins St. Norbert Forward
2004 Kevin Cooper Middlebury Forward
2005 Kurtis McLean Norwich Forward
2006 Adam Hanna St. John's Goalie
2007 Andrew Gallant Manhattanville Goalie
2008 Kyle Jones St. Norbert Goalie
2009 Jeff Landers Amherst Defense
2010 David Martinson Gustavus Adolphus Forward
2011 Chris Berenguer Hamline Defense
2012 Jonathan LaRose Amherst Goalie
2013 Paul Rodrigues SUNY Oswego Forward
2014 David Jacobson St. Norbert Goalie
2015 Drew Fielding St. Thomas Goalie
2016 Jamie Murray Babson Goalie
2017 Evan Buitenhuis Hamilton Goalie
2018 Colin Larkin UMass Boston Forward
2019 Devin McDonald Geneseo Goalie
2020 Tom Aubrun Norwich Goalie
2021 Not Awarded
2022 Peter Bates St. Norbert Forward
2023 Matus Spodniak Adrian Forward
2024 Devon Bobak Trinity Goalie

The Laura Hurd Award

This award recognizes the NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Player of the Year and is named in honor of former Elmira College star Laura Hurd who died in a car accident shortly after graduation. Hurd was a four-time All-American who led Elmira to victory in the first NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Championship.

2000 Sylvia Ryan Middlebury Forward
2001 Michelle Labbe Middlebury Forward
2002 Sarah Moe Gustavus Adolphus Forward
2003 Angela Kapus Middlebury Forward/Defense
2004 Molly Wasserman Williams Forward
2005 Laura Hurd Elmira Forward
2006 Emily Quizon Middlebury Forward
2007 Andrea Peterson Gustavus Adolphus Defense
2008 Danielle Blanchard Plattsburgh Forward
2009 Kayla Coady Elmira Forward
2010 Isabel Iwachiw Trinity Goaltender
2011 Sarah Dagg RIT Forward
2012 Julie Fortier Norwich Forward
2013 Teal Gove Plattsburgh Forward
2014 Sydney Aveson Plattsburgh Goaltender
2015 Ashley Ryan Elmira Forward
2016 Michelle Greeneway Lake Forest Forward
2017 Dani Sibley UW-River Falls Forward
2018 Melissa Sheeran Plattsburgh Forward
2019 Bre Simon Hamline Forward
2020 Amanda Conway Norwich Forward
2021 Not Awarded
2022 Callie Hoff UW-River Falls Forward
2023 Darci Matson Aurora Forward
2024 Maddie McCollins UW-River Falls Forward